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Qlik Sense Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Pablo Labbe, Philip Hand, Neeraj Kharpate
Book Image

Qlik Sense Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Pablo Labbe, Philip Hand, Neeraj Kharpate

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple and complex data to reveal hidden insight and data relationships that help you make quality decisions for overall productivity. An expert Qlik Sense user can use its features for business intelligence in an enterprise environment effectively. Qlik Sense Cookbook is an excellent guide for all aspiring Qlik Sense developers and will empower you to create featured desktop applications to obtain daily insights at work. This book takes you through the basics and advanced functions of Qlik Sense February 2018 release. You’ll start with a quick refresher on obtaining data from data files and databases, and move on to some more refined features including visualization, and scripting, as well as managing apps and user interfaces. You will then understand how to work with advanced functions like set analysis and set expressions. As you make your way through this book, you will uncover newly added features in Qlik Sense such as new visualizations, label expressions and colors for dimension and measures. By the end of this book, you will have explored various visualization extensions to create your own interactive dashboard with the required tips and tricks. This will help you overcome challenging situations while developing your applications in Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Finding extensions on Qlik Branch

Qlik Branch is a place where developers share and collaborate on open source projects.

It is the starting point for every Qlik Sense developer looking for an extension. Most of the extensions created by the community are published there.

There are thousands of projects published there, but how can you know if the extension is popular and consequently reliable?

In the following steps, I will show you how to identify popular and reliable extensions, and download them to use in your apps.

Getting ready

You just need a web browser to search the website.

How to do it…

  1. Open your favorite web browser and go to
  2. Once the website successfully opens, select Projects in the menu at top of the page. The page will show a search box and below that a list of recent projects sorted by the most recent updated date.
  3. Change the sort order to Most Popular. Now you will see the most popular extensions first.
  4. Scroll down until you find the extension with the name qsVariable...